- BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY (BACP)
Information about counselling and a comprehensive list of accredited counsellors in local areas in Britain. There is also a Scottish equivalent organisation called COSCA (Counselling
and Psychotherapy in Scotland).
Telephone:,01455 883 300 Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Website: http:// www.bacp.co.uk
Provides a counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. Offers a free and
confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains information on emotional disorders and provides some useful statistics.
01252 416334, General Enquiries, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm (national rate)
Provides 24 hour access to nurse advice, information about healthcare and about local health services. Contact NHS 111 for help with a current health concern, to ask about out of hours doctors’ services and
for emergency health advice.
Helpline: 111, every day, 24 hours a day
provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
7 90 90 90, every day, 24 hours a day (lo-call rate)
SANE is one of the UK’s leading charities concerned with improving the
lives of everyone affected by mental illness.
Helpline: 0845 767 8000, every day, 18:00pm-23:00pm
hour forum available.